Brown Water in Toilet after Flushing?

Hi,

So I live in Summer dorms with my own bathroom and maybe like 2 weeks ago my toilet started to flush for a longer time. Like it would keep pushing water down after flushing any excretions (Not clogged because the flushes were still powerful).

I ignored it and figured that it would be fine to leave alone as I am moving out in a week. But, I just went to the bathroom and flushed, came back and now the toilet bowl is filled with brown water. I only went Pee. 

I am in a meeting until 7pm on my laptop and cannot even call anyone until after that. Is this an Emergency? Or is it safe to try flushing my toilet again?

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  • 6 months ago

    maintenance issue.  give them a call.  likely cause -- the flapper valve needs to be replaced

  • Marvin
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    The toilet innards (those parts in the tank) are rusted. You will have to replace them with newer plastic parts.

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